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Distance between New York, NY (JFK) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Distance from New York to San Diego (John F. Kennedy International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 2446 miles / 3936 kilometers / 2125 nautical miles.

How far is San Diego from New York?

There are several ways to calculate distances between New York and San Diego. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2445.892 miles
  • 3936.282 kilometers
  • 2125.422 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 2440.773 miles
  • 3928.043 kilometers
  • 2120.974 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to San Diego International Airport (SAN) is 5 hours 7 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New York and San Diego is 3 hours. San Diego is 3 hours behind New York.

Time Difference

New York
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New York, NY

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San Diego, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 288 kg (634 pounds).

Airport information


A John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W

B San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W

Map

New York to San Diego flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (JFK) → San Diego (SAN).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2446

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